Astrobiology (general)

The Earliest TV Mention Of "Astrobiology"?

By Keith Cowing
July 29, 2017
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The Earliest TV Mention Of "Astrobiology"?

Was this the earliest TV mention of “astrobiology”? A scene from the original Star Trek episode “Return To Tomorrow” which first aired on 9 February 1968:

KIRK: “Who are you?”
MULHALL: “Doctor Ann Mulhall, Astrobiology”

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